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What is Biochemical Oxygen Demand significance in an aquatic ecosystem?

Solution

Significance in an Aquatic Ecosystem :

BOD ∝ input of organic wastes

If BOD is increased dissolved oxygen is decreased in water. The higher amount of organic waste increases the rate of decomposition in water. O2 is rapidly consumed by microbes, thereby causing the drop in dissolved oxygen content in water

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